Employment Details

Lift Mechanic Lead

Posting: 20212110
Date Posted: December 10, 2021
Closing Date: January 21, 2022

Lift Mechanic Lead
Permanent, Full Time

Owned and operated by Conservation Halton, Glen Eden Ski and Snowboard Centre welcomes over 300,000 guests each season making it one of the most visited ski hills in Ontario. When the winter season ends, the fun continues and Glen Eden is transformed into Kelso Conservation Area, which offers a wide variety of summer activities including hiking and mountain biking, swimming, Challenge course and summer camps.

Your Opportunity

Reporting to the Director, Parks & Operations, the Lift Mechanic Lead will be responsible for the lift mechanic and lift operations departments.

  • Troubleshoot issues with lifts and other equipment, determining when a lift needs to be suspended or shut down, while ensuring minimal downtime where possible.
  • Provide recommendations for ongoing maintenance of lifts and equipment, identifying when to bring in outside vendors to service a lift or equipment.
  • Ensure completion of proper repairs and maintenance on the evacuation drives, lift installations, mechanized equipment, and vehicles including groomers.
  • Ensures that all work and inspections meet or exceed applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Work in accordance with Conservation Halton’s Safety Policy and Procedures and in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations.
  • Assist with other area maintenance activities such as: snowmaking, grooming, winter maintenance and general repairs and cleanups.
  • Provide leadership and direction to lift mechanic and lift operations teams, including preparation of workplans and schedules, ensuring proper coverage throughout the season.
  • Act as Day Manager during the winter season at Glen Eden, assisting customers and staff with inquiries.

Your Qualifications

  • SLM-B Certificate
  • Minimum of 6 years experience in lift operations, grooming, or snowmaking.
  • Strong knowledge of TSSA Regulations.
  • Technical aptitude including knowledge of electrical and hydraulic systems, basic vehicle repairs. A working knowledge of pressure vessel codes would be an asset.
  • Ability to operate snowmobiles, tractors, and other equipment.
  • Minimum 2 years of leadership/supervisory experience
  • Ability to organize work plans and supervise staff.
  • Fall arrest training and first aid certificates.
  • Lift Evacuation training and experience
  • Possess a valid Ontario Drivers License

Your Reward

  • Starting from $78,083 up to $91,374.40 annually based on a 40-hour work week.
  • You will work in an inspiring setting with views of the Niagara Escarpment and no traffic lights for several miles
  • You will work with a creative, talented, and solutions-focused team
  • You will work for an organization that provides flexible work arrangements and places tremendous value on professional development and wellness of its employees
  • A comprehensive benefits package
  • Participation in the OMERS defined benefit pension plan, with generous employer-matching
  • 3 weeks vacation (pro-rated for the first year)
  • Free access to Conservation Ontario parks
  • Season passes and lift tickets for the Glen Eden ski and snowboard area
  • Discounts on Conservation Halton services, food and merchandise

Our Core Values

Diversity and Inclusion - We endeavor to understand, accept and appreciate the value of our differences and encourage authenticity.
Learning and Innovation - We embrace the need for continuous improvement, the opportunity to learn from others and the benefits of sharing knowledge.
Person-Centered Service - We make people a priority through customer-centred engagement, predictive problem-solving and high-quality service.
Collaboration - We seek out and trust in the skills, expertise and experience of others in order to achieve our common ambition.
Sustainability - We consider the environmental impact of everything we do and always keep future generations in mind when making decisions.
Integrity - We make decisions with accountability, transparency and a strong sense of personal responsibility for our choices and actions.
Resilience - We are positive and proud of our ability to quickly and effectively respond to change.

To Apply

Please email your application to careers@hrca.on.ca by January 21, 2022

Your application should include:

  • Your resume and cover letter in one pdf document
  • Reference your name and the position title in the subject line

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Conservation Halton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Conservation Halton was established more than 60 years ago to protect our communities from flooding and erosion and manage and restore natural resources of the watershed. We have grown to become so much more. Today, it is our responsibility to prepare our communities for the impacts of climate change, support our partners in creating more sustainable communities, manage our natural areas and resources within the watershed, monitor and enhance the environmental health of our watershed and create opportunities to connect with nature through recreation and education.

We believe that diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives make us stronger. Conservation Halton is committed to be an equal opportunity employer, creating an inclusive work environment and encouraging employees to be their most authentic self, no matter their ethnic background, religious beliefs, age demographic, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical ability, mental health or general appearance.

Four years ago, Conservation Halton started a process of transformation through our strategic plan, Metamorphosis. That strategic plan was an important first step for us to better understand the needs of our community and lay the groundwork for what needed to be done. Metamorphosis has now reached its end, but it is more important than ever for us to plan for the future. Our new strategic plan, Momentum, positions us to use the improvements and achievements we have made to carry us into the future for a more green, resilient, connected tomorrow. We are looking to build our team with the kind of inspired, ambitious, and strategic people that are not satisfied with the status quo, are excited by the opportunity in every challenge and are driven by meaningful, measurable results. If you are looking to join an environmentally-focused and socially-conscious community organization, then we are looking for you!

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